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John Adams, Composer
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One of America’s most admired and respected composers, John Adams (b. 1947) is a musician of enormous range and technical command. His works, both operatic and symphonic, stand out among contemporary classical compositions for their depth of expression, brilliance of sound, and the profoundly humanist nature of their themes. Over the past 25 years, Adams’s music has played a decisive role in turning the tide of contemporary musical aesthetics away from academic modernism and toward a more exp...
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Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony
Act III - excerpt from Doctor Atomic Symphony: III. Trinity (1:18) N/A
Adams: Harmonielehre N/A
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: Jeffrey Kahane
Ensemble: NEC Philharmonia
Part I (17:47) N/A
Part II: The Anfortas Wound (12:39) N/A
Part III: Meister Eckhardt and Quackie (10:56) N/A
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Composer: John Adams
Marin Alsop/Sydney Symphony Orchestra* *Live concert recording, courtesy of ABC Classic FM
Short Ride in a Fast Machine (4:34) N/A
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